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New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) shoots as Utah Jazz center Derrick Favors (15) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

AP sources: USA Basketball eyeing 60 players in Olympic pool

Jan. 23, 2021 4:38 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — USA Basketball is casting a wider-than-usual net in its roster selection for this summer's rescheduled Tokyo Olympics, two people with knowledge of the situation said Saturday. Additions to the list in recent weeks include New Orleans’ Zion Williamson, Atlanta’s Trae Young,...

Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner celebrates after shooting a 3-point basket against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Pacers stymie Curry, bounce back to beat Warriors 104-95

Jan. 13, 2021 1:55 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Edmond Sumner earned a start for Indiana that came with a daunting assignment: defending Stephen Curry. Myles Turner made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:59 left and scored 22 points, Aaron Holiday converted a layup on the next possession and the Pacers held off Curry and the Golden State...

Golden State Warriors guard Damion Lee, right, pours water over the head of guard Stephen Curry (30) while celebrating Curry's career-high 62 points against the Portland Trail Blazers in an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Stephen Curry has career-high 62, Warriors beat Blazers

Jan. 4, 2021 12:47 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry twirled an arm in the air to acknowledge a small cheering section of family members in a near-empty arena, then gleefully disappeared down a tunnel to celebrate his best scoring night yet. Curry let it fly from way out under pressure with a minute-plus left for another...

Golden State Warriors guard Jordan Poole (3) makes a layup as Detroit Pistons guard Saddiq Bey (41) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Big run in 4th quarter lifts Warriors over Pistons 116-106

Dec. 29, 2020 11:57 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 31 points and Andrew Wiggins added 27 to lift the Golden State Warriors to a 116-106 victory over the winless Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night. The injury-plagued Warriors have won two in a row after dropping their first two games by a combined 65 points. The decisive...

Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving (11) loses control of the ball against Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart (36) and Jayson Tatum (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 25, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Irving scores 37, leads Nets to 123-95 win over Celtics

Dec. 25, 2020 8:08 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 37 points with eight assists in his return to Boston and Kevin Durant added 29 for Brooklyn on Friday to lead the Nets to a 123-95 victory over the Celtics. Jarrett Allen added 11 rebounds for the Nets, who remained perfect so far this season and sent Boston to its first...

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant (7) shoots as Golden State Warriors forward Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) defends with Golden State Warriors forward Eric Paschall (7) looking on from the floor during the first quarter of an opening night NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Durant returns with 22 and a 125-99 Nets rout of Warriors

Dec. 22, 2020 10:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant shook off 18 months of rust in a matter of minutes. Durant looked good as new against his old team, Kyrie Irving was even better and the Brooklyn Nets emphatically kicked off the Steve Nash era with a 125-99 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night in the NBA's...

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant (7) dunks during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game against the Boston Celtics, Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

Durant returns, with old Warriors mates welcoming him back

Dec. 21, 2020 6:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors were trying to extend their stay atop the NBA when he crumbled to the court with a ruptured Achilles tendon on June 10, 2019. The two-time NBA Finals MVP was lost and so soon was the Warriors' grasp on the championship. Golden State's title was...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, left, and forward Anthony Davis wear masks watch their teammates play during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers in Los Angeles, Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

West preview: LeBron's Lakers load up for a run at a repeat

Dec. 18, 2020 6:15 PM EST

LeBron James barely had time to put down his latest trophy before having to start defending it. It was an extremely short offseason for the Los Angeles Lakers, who won their 17th NBA championship on Oct. 11. That didn't leave much time for rest and relaxation before getting back to work in advance of their Dec....

FILE - Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry celebrates a score against the Sacramento Kings during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif., in this Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, file photo. While Golden State is still dealing with the devastating news Splash Brother Klay Thompson will miss another season because of a torn right Achilles tendon that required surgery, everybody is eager for a fresh start. Especially Curry, who played only five games because of a broken left hand. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

With Curry back, Warriors try to move on from worst record

Dec. 15, 2020 1:11 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Don’t press Steve Kerr about last season. He would rather put it out of his memory and move on for good from the Golden State Warriors' last-place finish and missing the playoffs following five straight trips to the NBA Finals. “We’re coming off a horrible season,...

USA Basketball runs past Bahamas 99-59 in AmeriCup qualifier

Nov. 29, 2020 8:11 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — USA Basketball played inside a bubble for the first time Sunday and didn’t miss a beat. Amile Jefferson had 17 points and 11 rebounds, helping the U.S. roll past the Bahamas 99-59 on Sunday in a qualifier for the 2022 FIBA AmeriCup. The U.S. improved to 3-0 in its six-game...